Dufferin-Peel Catholic’s Special Education Advisory Committee thanks Director of Education, John Kostoff for his years of support for students with diverse learning needs. Left to right: SEAC Chair, Trustee Sharon Hobin, SEAC Vice Chair, Christine Koczmara representing Community Living Mississauga, and Director of Education John Kostoff.
On November 11, the St. Joan of Arc C.S.S. choir and band performed at the board's Remembrance Day service at the Catholic Education Centre.
On November 10, retired teacher Susan Carey and student members of the Penny Project team at St. Marcellinus Secondary School unveiled a plaque at the school commemorating the 2.4 million pennies collected to raise funds for Holocaust education programs.
On November 4, staff at Dufferin-Peel’s Catholic Education Centre hosted Grade 9 students as part of Take Our Kids to Work Day.
On October 21, Minister of Education Liz Sandals announced funding for a new Catholic elementary school and child care centre in Brampton West.
On October 21, Minister of Education Liz Sandals visited Grade 8 students at St. Bonaventure Catholic School in Brampton.
St. Jean-Marie Vianney Catholic School students are dressed in purple to promote Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month. #ibreakthesilence
On October 7, students across Dufferin-Peel participated in the International Walk to School Day. Over 60 students at St. Faustina School participated in walking together to school in an effort to decrease traffic and increase physical activity.
Thanks to everyone who came out to support the United Way by participating in the board’s 28th Annual Wilf Hartzenberg Walk/Run/Roll event on September 27.
On September 22, Cardinal Leger Secondary School in Brampton unveiled its new athletic playing field named after the Honourable William G. (Bill) Davis. Mr. Davis is a long-time Brampton resident and Catholic education supporter, who served as Ontario’s 18th Premier from 1971-1985. Minister of Education Liz Sandals joined Mr. Davis to cut the ribbon at the official dedication and blessing ceremony.